Professional Activities

POSITIONS AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

EMORY UNIVERSITY, Atlanta, GA

Current Primary Appointment (School of Medicine)

  • Assistant Professor of Dermatology, 11/2013-present, Tenure-track home, 50% appointment focused on directing a drug discovery research program.

Current Joint/Secondary Appointments (College of Arts and Sciences)

  • Assistant Professor of Human Health, College of Arts and Sciences, 11/2013-present, Secondary home, 50% appointment focused on undergraduate teaching and research.
  • Curator of the Emory University Herbarium, 06/2012-present, Responsible for the museum quality curation and management of a collection of >22,000 specimens.
  • Associated Professor of Biology, 06/2012-present, Associate appointment to facilitate work in direction of the herbarium, cross-listed classes, and training undergraduate researchers in biology.
  • Associated Faculty of Anthropology,11/2013-present, Associate appointment to facilitate cross-listed classes and training undergraduate researchers in anthropology.
  • Associate Professor of Environmental Science, 06/2012-present, Associate appointment to facilitate cross-listed classes and training undergraduate researchers in environmental sciences.

Past Appointments (College of Arts and Sciences)

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Human Health, Teaching and research appointment, developing course in human Health and leading R01 funded research (PI).
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, 08/2011-07/2012, Advisor: Michelle Lampl, M.D., Ph.D., Postdoctoral teaching appointment aimed at the design of courses for the new Center for the Study of Human Health program.

PHYTOTEK LLC, Atlanta, GA, CEO and Chief Scientific Officer, 10/2010-present, Startup company focused on commercialization of my patented anti-biofilm technology.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES, Little Rock, AR, Postdoctoral Fellow, 08/2009-07/2011, Advisor: Mark Smeltzer, Ph.D.,Postdoctoral training in microbial pathogenesis with research focus on the anti-biofilm properties of plant natural products. Funded by F32 award from NIH (PI).

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK, Little Rock, AR, Adjunct Professor of Biology,  01/2010-present,  Online teaching appointment of Microbiology with lab (Fall, Spring, Summer) and Medical Botany (Summer).

FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY, Miami, FL,Graduate Student (Research Assistant & Teaching Assistant), 08/2003-12/2008, Advisor: Bradley C. Bennett, Ph.D., Doctoral research and training in ethnobotany, plant taxonomy and natural products chemistry. Funded by T32 and then F31 awards from NIH.

Other Prior Scientific Positions

  1. Honorary Director, Ethnobotanical Garden of Ginestra, Italy, 2008-2016
  2. President and Co-Director, Biocultural Diversity Conservancy, 2010-2014
  3. Science Teacher, Miller Grove Middle School, 2001-2002
  4. Statistical Analyst, DeSoto County Health Department, 2000-2001
  5. Research Assistant in Anthropology, Emory University, 1999-2000
  6. Research Assistant, Yerkes Primate Research Facility, 1999-2000
  7. Teaching Assistant in Biology, Emory University, 1998
  8. Research Assistant, Emory University School of Medicine, Winship Cancer Center, 1997

Consultantships and Scientific Advisory Boards

  1. Consultant, Medline, a global manufacturer and distributor of medical products with patient-centered solutions, services and expertise across the continuum of care, 2018-present
  2. Scientific Advisory Board, Lifestory Health, Inc., a US-based medical diagnostics company, 2017-present
  3. Consultant, New Herbal Medicine Company, 2017-2018
  4. Consultant, Hybrid Productions LLC, Consultant for National Geographic TV program on the history of medicine, 2016-2017
  5. Consultant, YourEncore Consulting for Industry (Serving Fortune 200 Companies), 2015-present
  6. Scientific Advisory Council for the Zayed Complex for Herbal Research and Traditional Medicine, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2013-2016

Research Faculty Appointments

  1. Itch Translational Clinical Home at Emory (ITCH-E), Dept. of Dermatology, Core Faculty, 2018-present
  2. Winship Cancer Institute Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics Program, Member, 2015-present
  3. Emory Antibiotic Resistance Center, Member & Internal Advisory Board, 2015-present

Training Program Membership and Teaching

Graduate and Post-doctoral Fellowship Programs
  1. Antimicrobial Resistance and Therapeutic Discovery Training Program at Emory University, Training Faculty, 2014-present
  2. Fellowships in Research and Science Teaching (FIRST) – Post-doctoral training program, Training Faculty, 2014-present
  3. Pharmaceutical Sciences Training Program at Emory University, Training Faculty, 2014-present
 Doctoral Programs
  1. Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences at Emory University, Training Faculty, 2014-present
  2. Molecular and Systems Pharmacology, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences at Emory University, Training Faculty, 2014-present
Undergraduate Fellowship Programs
  1. Initiative to Maximize Student Development (IMSD) program at Emory, Training Faculty, 2014-present
  2. Scholarly Inquiry and Research at Emory (SIRE) program, Training Faculty, 2013-present
  3. Emory Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) program, Training Faculty, 2012-present

Continuing Development Activities

  1. QEP: Nature of the Evidence Teaching Workshop, Emory University, 2016
  2. Academic and Industry Intersection Conference, Georgia Bio, 2015
  3. Academic Learning Community: Food Studies, 2014
  4. Kauffman TechVenture Program at Emory University, 2012
  5. Pitching and Placing Your Op-Ed workshop at Emory University, 2012
  6. FAST mentor award program for entrepreneurs, 2010
  7. Advanced Invention to Venture (AI2V) workshop, 2010

SERVICE

The following is a list of Dr. Quave’s service commitments at the institutional, national and international level.

Editorships and Editorial Boards

  1. Editorial Board, Scientific Reports, Infectious Diseases Section, 2018-present
  2. Associate Editor, Frontiers in Pharmacology, 2017-present
  3. Editorial Board, Evidence Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2011-2015
  4. Editorial Board, Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 2008-present
  5. Editorial Board, Contributions in Ethnobiology, 2010-present
  6. Editorial Board, Ethnobiology and Conservation, 2012-present

Society Memberships and Service Roles

  1. Society of Herbarium Curators, 2015-present
  2. Society of Ethnobiology (SoE), 2008-present
    1. Ethics coordinator, 2010-2011
  3. Society for Economic Botany (SEB), 2003-present
    1. Student Listserv Monitor, 2008-2011
    2.  Council Member at Large, 2010-2013
    3. President-Elect, 2014-2015
    4. President, 2015-2016
    5. Immediate Past-President (board position), 2016-2017
  4. American Society for Microbiology (ASM), 2004-2011; 2017-present
  5. International Society of Ethnopharmacology (ISE), 2003-2004, 2010-2012, 2017-present
  6. American Society of Pharmacognosy (ASP), 2007-present
    1. Newsletter Editor for “Field Notes” section, 2018-present
  7. Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID), 2014-present
  8. Open Science Network in Ethnobiology, 2010
    1. Core Team Member, 2010-2013
    2. Vice-President, 2013-2015
  9. International Society for Ethnology and Folklore (SIEF), 2001-2002
  10. International Society of Ethnobiology (ISE), 2001-2002, 2010-2012

Committee Memberships

National and International Committee Service
  1. Member, Frank N. Meyer Medal for Plant Genetic Resources Committee, Crop Science Society of America, Liason for the Society for Economic Botany, 2018-2021
  2. Member, International Advisory Scientific Committee, AMR Control, WAAAR – World Alliance Against Antibiotic Resistance, 2017-present
  3. Chair, Endowment Committee, Society for Economic Botany, 2016-2017
  4. Chair, Nominations and Awards Committee, Society for Economic Botany, 2016-2017
  5. Chair, Social Media Committee, Society for Economic Botany, 2015-2018
  6. Chair, Education and Outreach Committee, Society for Economic Botany, 2015-2016
  7. Chair, Executive Committee, Society for Economic Botany, 2015-2016
  8. Chair, Membership Committee, Society for Economic Botany, 2014-2015
  9. Ethics-Coordinator, Ethics Committee, Society of Ethnobiology, 2010-2011
  10. Member, Society for Economic Botany Student Committee, 2006-2008
Institutional Committee Service
  1. Member, Ad hoc committee for Doctoral Oral Exam Defenses, GDBBS MSP Program, 2016, 2017, 2018
  2. Member, Ad hoc committee for Student Grade Appeal, GDBBS MMG Program, 2018
  3. Member and Web-designer, Emory University WiSE (Women in Science at Emory), 2017-present
  4. Chair, Center for the Study of Human Health Speaker Series Committee, 2017-present
  5. Member, Sustainability Faculty Advisory Council, 2016-present
  6. Member, Internal Advisory Board, Emory Antibiotic Resistance Center, 2016-present
  7. Member, Executive Committee, Molecular and Systems Pharmacology Program, 2016-2018
  8. Chair, Curriculum Committee, Molecular and Systems Pharmacology Program, 2016-2018
  9. Co-chair, Seminar Scheduling, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Program, 2016-2018
  10. Member, Executive Committee, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Program, 2016-2018
  11. Member, Molecular Systems Pharmacology Graduate Program Examination Committee, 2015-2016
  12. Member, Grade Dispute Panel of the Center for the Study of Human Health, 2015-2016
  13. Chair, Herbarium Advisory Committee Chair; 2014-present

Grant Review Activities

External Grant Reviews (National and International)
  1. Medical Research Council (MRC – United Kingdom), Ad hoc reviewer, UK-China AMR Centre Partnerships 2018, 8/2018
  2. National Institutes of Health, CSR, Ad hoc reviewer, P20 (COBRE Phase 1), 7/10/2018-7/11/2018
  3. National Institutes of Health, Ad hoc reviewer, Fellowship, Career Development, and Research Grant Programs, NCCIH, 4/5/2018
  4. National Institutes of Health, Ad hoc reviewer, Special Emphasis Panel/Scientific Review Group 2018/01 Non-HIV Anti-Infective Therapeutics (ZRG1 IDM-X (10)B) “Small business: Non-HIV anti-infective Therapeutics”, NIH/CSR, 3/26/2018-3/27/2018
  5. Botany in Action Fellowship Program, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Ad hoc reviewer, 2/28/2018.
  6. National Institutes of Health, Ad hoc reviewer, Special Emphasis Panel/Scientific Review Group 2018/01 ZRG1 IDM-X (10) B “Small business: Non-HIV anti-infective Therapeutics”, NIH/CSR, 11/6/2017-11/7/2017
  7. National Institutes of Health, Ad hoc reviewer, Fellowship, Career Development, and Research Grant Programs (2018/01 ZAT1 VS (06) 1), NCCIH, 11/8/2017
  8. Research Foundation Flanders (FWO), Belgium, Ad hoc reviewer, 9/2017
  9. National Institutes of Health, Ad hoc reviewer, Special Emphasis Panel/Scientific Review Group Non-HIV Anti-Infective Therapeutics (201701 ZRG1 IDM-X (10)B), NIH/CSR, 11/14/2016-11/15/2016.
  10. The Indonesian Science Fund (DIPI), Ad hoc reviewer, 9/27/2016
  11. National Institutes of Health, Ad hoc reviewer, Special Emphasis Panel/Scientific Review Group 2016/10 ZRG1 IDM-M (07) M, NIH/CSR, 7/18/2016
  12. National Institutes of Health, Ad hoc reviewer, Special Emphasis Panel/Scientific Review Group 2016/10 ZRG1 IDM-S (81) A, AREA application in Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, NIH/CSR, 7/18/2016
  13. National Science Centre, Poland, Ad hoc reviewer, (Narodowe Centrum Nauki – NCN; http://www.ncn.gov.pl), 4/10/2016.
  14. National Institutes of Health, Ad hoc reviewer, Special Emphasis Panel/Scientific Review Group 2016/05 ZRG1 IDM-X (10) B “Small business: Non-HIV anti-infective Therapeutics”, NIH/CSR, 4/4/2016-4/5/2016
  15. National Institutes of Health, Ad hoc reviewer, 2016/05 ZAT1 SM (40) S Training and Education, NCCIH,3/17/2016
  16. National Institutes of Health, Ad hoc reviewer, 2016/01 ZAT1 SM (39) L Training and Education, NCCIH, 11/19/2015
  17. National Institutes of Health, Ad hoc reviewer, 2016/01 ZRG1 IDM-X (10) B, Small Business: Non-HIV Anti Infective Therapeutics, NIH, CSR, 11/12-11/13/2015
  18. National Institutes of Health, Ad hoc reviewer, 2016/01 ZRG1 IDM-V (07) B, Small Business: Non-HIV Infectious Diseases Therapeutics, NIH, CSR, 11/12/2015
  19. National Institutes of Health, Ad hoc reviewer, Special Emphasis Panel/Scientific Review Group ZRG1 IDM-X (10)B “Non-HIV Anti-Infective Therapeutics”, NIH/CSR, 2015
  20. National Institutes of Health, Ad hoc reviewer, Special Emphasis Panel/Scientific Review Group 2015/10 ZRG1 IDM-V (07) B “Small Business: Therapeutics for Infectious Diseases”, NIH/CSR, 2015
  21. National Institutes of Health, Ad hoc reviewer, Special Emphasis Panel/Scientific Review Group ZRG1 IDM-X (10)B for SBIR/STTR “Non-HIV Anti-Infective Therapeutics”, NIH/CSR, 2015
  22. National Institutes of Health, Ad hoc reviewer, Special Emphasis Panel/Scientific Review Group 2015/01 ZRG1 IDM-10 for SBIR/STTR “Non-HIV Anti-Infective Therapeutics”, NIH/CSR, 2015
  23. National Institutes of Health, Ad hoc reviewer, Special Emphasis Panel/Scientific Review Group 2015/01 ZRG1 IDM-U (10) B for SBIR/STTR “Non-HIV Anti-Infective Therapeutics”, NIH/CSR, 2014
  24. National Institutes of Health, Ad hoc reviewer, Special Emphasis Panel/Scientific Review Group 2014/10 ZRG1 IDM-U (10) B for SBIR/STTR “Non-HIV Anti-Infective Therapeutics”, Center for Scientific Review (NIH/CSR), 2014
  25. Research and Exploration Program, Ad hoc reviewer, National Geographic, 2013
  26. Indonesia Biological Sciences Research Grant Program, CRDF Global, Ad hoc reviewer, 2013
  27. National Institutes of Health, Ad hoc reviewer, ZAT1 SM (29) National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Special Emphasis Panel Natural products RFA (RFA-AT-11-011: Mechanistic Research on CAM Natural Products R01), 2013
  28. National Institutes of Health, Ad hoc reviewer, ZAT-1 PK-24 Education Panel, NIH/NCCAM, 2012
  29. National Institutes of Health, Ad hoc reviewer, ZAT-1 PK-23 Education Panel, NIH/NCCAM, 2012
  30. National Institutes of Health, Ad hoc reviewer, ZAT-1 PK-21 Education Panel, NIH/NCCAM, 2012
  31. National Institutes of Health, Ad hoc reviewer, ZAT-1 PK-20 Education Panel, NIH/NCCAM, 2011
  32. National Institutes of Health, Ad hoc reviewer, ZAT1 PK-19 Education Panel, National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine (NIH/NCCAM), 2011
Institutional Grant Reviews
  1. University Research Council (URC) Biological & Health Sciences Sub-Committee, Emory University, 2015
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